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September252007

New Yorker Festival Tix Still Available: Dance Party, Iraq Town Hall, and More

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From Festival Wire—these nights aren’t sold out, so you may be in luck!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

FICTION NIGHT: READINGS
Karen Russell and Jonathan Lethem
7 P.M. Anthology Film Archives ($16)

THE NEW YORKER TOWN HALL MEETING: IRAQ REVISITED
With Ali Abdul-Amir Allawi, Jon Lee Anderson, David Kilcullen, and Phebe Marr. George Packer, moderator.
7 P.M. Town Hall ($16)

A NEW YORKER DANCE PARTY
Hosted by Sasha Frere-Jones, with special guest d.j. Diplo.
10 P.M. Hiro Ballroom and Lounge ($20)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

WRITERS AND THEIR SUBJECTS
Matthew Bourne and Joan Acocella
1 P.M. Cedar Lake Dance Studios ($25)

PANELS
Casualties of War
With Major L. Tammy Duckworth, Captain (Ret.) Dawn Halfaker, and Colonel John B. Holcomb. Atul Gawande, moderator.
1 P.M. Florence Gould Hall, French Institute Alliance Française ($25)

NEW YORKER TALKS
Sasha Frere-Jones: What Isn’t Hip-Hop?
2 P.M. Ailey Citigroup Theatre, Joan Weill Center for Dance ($25)

EARLY SHIFT
Anna Deavere Smith talks with John Lahr:
A Conversation with Performance
7:30 P.M. Cedar Lake Dance Studios ($35)

Rosanne Cash talks with Hendrik Hertzberg:
A Conversation with Music
7:30 P.M. Highline Ballroom ($35)

Saturday Night Movie: “Encounters at the End of the World”
Followed by a conversation between Werner Herzog and Daniel Zalewski.
7:30 P.M. Ailey Citigroup Theatre, Joan Weill Center for Dance ($25)

SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL
David Byrne Presents: How New Yorkers Ride Bikes
David Byrne will host an evening of music, discussion, film, readings, and surprises dedicated to the advancement of bicycling in New York City, including talks and performances by Yves Béhar, the Classic Riders Bicycle Club, Jan Gehl, Buck Henry, Calvin Trillin, Paul Steely White, Jonathan Wood, and the Young@Heart Chorus.
7:30 P.M. Town Hall ($16)

CASUALS
New Yorker Parlor Games with Henry Alford
8 P.M. The New Yorker Cabaret at Festival Headquarters ($25)

LATE SHIFT
Yo La Tengo talk with Ben Greenman:
A Conversation with Music
10 P.M. Brooklyn Lyceum ($35)

John C. Reilly talks with Dana Goodyear
10 P.M. Cedar Lake Dance Studios ($35)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

MASTER CLASSES
Poetry: Robert Hass and Katha Pollitt
10 A.M. Acura Stage at Helen Mills Theatre ($35)

FREE EVENT!
Parkour New York: David Belle talks with Alec Wilkinson
David Belle will discuss, and demonstrate, parkour, the sport he created. Parkour is a system of leaps, vaults, rolls, and landings designed to help a person surmount any obstacles in his path.
1 P.M. Event location to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

WRITERS AND THEIR SUBJECTS
Rachel Brand, Neal Katyal, and Jeffrey Toobin on the Supreme Court
1 P.M. Florence Gould Hall, French Institute Alliance Française ($25)

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Tickets are available online at ticketmaster.com, at all outlets in the New York metropolitan area, or by calling 1-877-391-0545. Tickets will also be sold during Festival weekend at Festival Headquarters, located at 125 West 18th Street, and at event doors. All Ticketmaster orders are subject to service charges.

Festival Headquarters will be open on Friday, October 5th, from 3 P.M. to 6 P.M., on Saturday, October 6th, from 9:30 A.M. to 6 P.M., and on Sunday, October 7th, from 9:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.

For more information, go to festival.newyorker.com.

Comments

thanks for the leads….

i may have to camp out on friday for the other one.

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